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Albay Park and Wildlife: Must-Visit Attraction


A picnic grove and a park rolled into one, this place is the best way to commune with nature right at the heart of Legazpi City. Have a satisfying get-together with your family and friends while roaming the park which houses 347 animals belonging to 75 species.

by Jhaypee Guia on March 18, 2014
Albay Park and Wildlife: Must-Visit Attraction

Lagoon and Gazebo in Albay Park and Wildlife

A picnic grove and a park rolled into one, this place is the best way to commune with nature right at the heart of Legazpi City. Have a satisfying get-together with your family and friends while roaming the park which houses 347 animals belonging to 75 species. The park is open from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily except on Mondays.

If you want to visit the area, an admission fee is needed to pay, but don’t worry because it is very affordable. Entrance fee is about P 20.00 for adults with a height of 1.20 meters above and P 10.00 for children with a height of 1.20 meters below. Visitors should follow the rules and regulations that are implemented inside the park.

Some of the animals that can be found in the area are the Philippine Hawk Eagle, bleeding-heart pigeons, brown boobies, ringneck pheasants, iguanas, reticulated pythons, crocodiles, Philippine warty pigs, the Philippine Deer, a tiger, and red squirrels.

Tourists can also enjoy boat riding on the large lagoon in the area. There are cottages and groves for rent, where people can take a rest for a while after exploring the area. Children will surely enjoy playing on the playground with a giant statue of a dinosaur.  

Park facilities /amenities:

  • Food Court
  • Picnic grove (2 sites)
  • Children’s playground
  • Lagoon and Gazebo
  • Senior Citizen’s groove
  • Celebrity groove
  • Stage/ bleacher
  • Ticket booth
  • Animal cages
  • Food storage
  • Comfort rooms

Special features:

  • Baranwitan sa Wildlife (fishing) on scheduled dates
  • Egg hunting on Easter Sundays
  • Bicycle (for rent)
  • Boat (for rent)
  • Kalesa (for rent)

List of some of the accommodations in Albay

  • Alicia Hotel - F. Aquende Drive, Albay District, Legazpi City
  • Casa Eugenia Hotel and Restaurant -  Tagas, Tabaco City
  • Hotel Casablanca - Peñaranda Ext., Legazpi City
  • Hotel La Trinidad - Rizal St., Legazpi City
  • Hotel Venezia - Renaissance Gardens, Washington Drive, Legazpi City
  • Pepperland Hotel - Airport Road, Legazpi City
  • Jennifer’s Garden Apartelle - J. Estevez St., Albay Dist., Legazpi City
  • Hotel Victoria - Rizal St., Legazpi City
  • Avenrose Suites - Washington Drive, Legazpi City
  • Cliffstone Inn - Lidong, Sto. Domingo, Albay
  • Ibalong Travelers Hostel - BDB Bank Bldg, 210 J.P Rizal St
  • Divine Tourist Inn- A. Luna St., Divino Rostro, Tabaco
  • Neuhaus Tourist Inn - Magayon Dr., Daraga, Albay
  • Sambitan Tourist Inn - Diversion Road, Ligao, Albay

Getting there

By Air

 Airlines from Manila have daily scheduled flights from Legazpi City to Manila and vice versa.

  • Manila to Legazpi City
  • Legazpi City to manila

By Land

 Several aircon tourist bus companies ply the Manila-Legazpi route daily, an average nine-hour travel time, passing through scenic roads.

By Rail

 By train, the average travel time is 16 hours via the Philippine National Railway, the country’s sole train transport service.

By Sea

 Several shipping lines offer regular trips from the Visayan region to the island province of Masbate to Albay via mini ports of Pilar and Donsol, Sorsogon.

Getting Around

 Buses and jeepneys are generally the main mode of transportation in getting around Albay’s destinations. Pedicabs and tricycles are also available for short distance travels. Taxis and rent-a-cars are also available.

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